Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 478 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 478

B.W. Raymond

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 30472095
Grade: 478
Variation: B.W. Raymond
Model: 15
Estimated Production Year: 1928
Run Quantity: 3,000
Grade/Model Run: 49 of 91
Grade/Model Total Production: 185,400
Variant Est. Production: 171,400 (16S-M15-21J-ONL-A5PTI)
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Ball
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Wind Indicator Available: Yes
Wind Indicator Present: Mixed
U.S. Patents: 77078, 596407, 596408
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Run ID: 13396.478G49.16S3448.1615M283.O6240.L2394.21J392
Database Version: v52.167
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
555.10
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
215.65
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.366%
Registry Population: 29 (0.97%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): 2.44% Analyzing 1,527 Sales

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Verification Reports for this Run

The following reports have been graciously submitted by dedicated members in reference to this production run. These reports are useful to verify data and track inaccuracies that require further research. Please note that reports may contain inaccurate information or assumptions that must be dilligently considered with other available sources.


Anonymous · July 24, 2023

Serial Number 30474803 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 17, 2021

Serial Number 30474178 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 17, 2021

Serial Number 30474513 was reported as accurate.

geotechcritter 7 · May 29, 2021

Serial Number 30472803 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 24, 2020

Serial Number 30474513 was reported as accurate.

hhwhity1 11 · November 29, 2020

Serial Number 30474229 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 18, 2020

Serial Number 30473553 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 11, 2020

Serial Number 30473553 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 22, 2020

Serial Number 30472040 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 1, 2020

Serial Number 30474248 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 14, 2019

Serial Number 30472324 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 4, 2019

Serial Number 30473121 was reported as accurate.

syph3r9 1 · October 25, 2019

Serial Number 30472111 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 18, 2019

Serial Number 30474229 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 13, 2019

Serial Number 30474229 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 29, 2019

Serial Number 30474229 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 26, 2019

Serial Number 30474369 was reported as accurate.

WLBelkriver33 804 · November 19, 2018

Serial Number 30474135 was reported as accurate.

WLBelkriver33 804 · November 19, 2018

Serial Number 30474135 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 13, 2018

Serial Number 30474084 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 28, 2017

Serial Number 30472115 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 19, 2017

Serial Number 30472944 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 7, 2017

Serial Number 30474835 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 6, 2017

Serial Number 30472150 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 6, 2017

Serial Number 30472150 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 22, 2016

Serial Number 30472718 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 15, 2016

Serial Number 30472718 was reported as accurate.

mlat2012 Supporter 51 · September 23, 2016

Serial Number 30472964 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 15, 2016

Serial Number 30472115 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 15, 2016

Serial Number 30472115 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 7, 2016

Serial Number 30473561 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No wind indicator.

Gasperoff Supporter 727 · January 19, 2016

Serial Number 30474229 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: wind indicator is present

Anonymous · November 22, 2015

Serial Number 30474298 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 23, 2015

Serial Number 30473525 was reported as accurate.

anthony97701 2 · August 14, 2014

Serial Number 30472855 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 27, 2014

Serial Number 30473281 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 6, 2013

Serial Number 30474591 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 2, 2013

Serial Number 30474184 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 27, 2013

Serial Number 30474184 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 12, 2013

Serial Number 30474117 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 5, 2013

Serial Number 30473561 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 1, 2012

Serial Number 30472520 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 28, 2012

Serial Number 30474039 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 23, 2012

Serial Number 30474516 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 478 Pocket Watch